Advancing the cursor through input fields on iOS

On iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. devices, I can’t advance the cursor through text that lies beyond the bounds of the Title input. The cursor stops advancing through text once it hits the left or right border of the input field. This causes me to abandon my mobile session and pick up editing when I get to a laptop. Mobile abandonmentMobile abandonment Bugs that terminally block flow on mobile cause mobile abandonment. Users must do a huge context switch from mobile to desktop to resume flow, which usually means postponing an action until the next time a laptop is available. of edit flowFlow Flow is the path of screens and interactions taken to accomplish a task. It’s an experience vector. Flow is also a feeling. It’s being unselfconscious and in the zone. Flow is what happens when difficulties are removed and you are freed to pursue an activity without forming intentions. You just do it.

Flow is the actual user experience, in many ways. If you like, you can think of flow as a really comprehensive set of user stories. When you think about user flow, you’re thinking about exactly how a user will perform the tasks allowed by your product.Flow and Context
is not good.

This happens on all my iOS devices. Android looks good. We could use an audit of all input fields for iOS.


cursor sometimes breaks out of the box


I can’t cursor left


Can’t cursor right


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